This report is based on research taken by the Manchester School of Architecture to provide understand the process of rightsizing, providing recommendations to rightsize and highlighting the moves that older people should make to help themselves rightsize.
This ILC-UK report addresses the themes of: 'good' innovation in the built environment and how it can be practically achieved, innovation in health and well-being can be stimulated in the sector, and resources underpinning development and diffusion of innovation.
This report from the ILC brings together the case for improving social connections in later life, the policy context around social connections and loneliness and the scope for innovation in this area. It concludes with a set of ongoing recommendations.
Report in to existing mental health provision in workplaces. The report also outlines a series of more ambitious ‘enhanced’ standards for employers who can and should do more to lead the way, building on the mental health core standards
This report from the Connected Places Catapult brings together innovative methods around smart living, home adaptations and planning system reforms to make recommendations and highlight opportunities centred around improving the quality of housing for older people.
This qualitative research study aims to identify features of an age-friendly community, and facilitators and barriers from the perspectives of older adults with mild ID and their caregivers. Accessibility, social participation and lack of resources were important barriers to independence.
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